Scripps Networks Interactive Stock Hits New 52-Week High (SNI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $61.23, above its previous 52-week high of $61.17 with 517,108 shares traded as of 1:25 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 900,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $6.96 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 41.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. operates as a lifestyle content company in the United States and internationally. It engages in the operation of television networks, including Home and Garden Television, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, and Great American Country. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 19.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report.

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